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Keeton waa over from Auxvasse thia week. Bora, -to John W. Roberta and wife, Monday, a boy. Brandenmyer, of St Louia, ia visiting in Mexico. Miaa Mcllheny. Nicholas Sneed left for Virginia Tuesday, to spend the summer. Joe Arnold left last Saturday for Endicott, Wash. Riley ia home from St. Louis, where his daughter, Mrs.
Blanchard, has been very sick.
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Sims sold the wool ofl ot sheep that averaged 11 pounds. Price, 22 Willie Banister.
Vandalia wiped up the base ball club from here Saturday by a score of 9 to 6. The same clubs will contest again in a few days. The Evangelical Lutheran Church of this city will be dedicated Sun day.
Purcner, et Jeffer son City, will preach in English at Weils and daughter, Miss Jessie, returned from Mar shall this afternoon. They weie accompanied by Mrs. Craw ford.
Dawson, of near Rowena, was in Mexico thin week and reports crops of all kinds in his part of the county in first-class condition. Miss Irnie Maciarlane, daughter of Or. Macfarlane, arrived from California Monday night and will spend the summer the gueBt of Mrs. Mayor G. Ferris and wife re turned from St. Louis to-day. Leslie has been very sick for some weeks, but we are glad to know that be ia much better.
The chicken burglar has made his appearance in West Mexico and picks spring chickens off of the roost as slick as a "slycoon. The county jail has six prisoners behind its walla.
Two of these are here for safe keeping from Montgomery John Thornton, se duction, and Chas. Dalton, horse stealing At the Union Depot Tuesday Two souls with but a single thought; two lips but they couldn't meet. They both-believed in recip rocity but the train pulled out too suddenly for it to be accomplished.
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In the Supreme Court Monday the case from this county of J. Tipton et al, respondents, vs. Lewis Renner et al, appellants, came up for hearing and was af firmed. Judge Black rendered the decision. Botkin says that he has all the bunting and paraphernalia used in Fourth of July celebrations heretofore, and that the committee, which will take charge ol the cele oration this year, is welcome to use it.
Taylor, colored, of Kansas City, editor of The American Citizen, a red-hot Demo cratio journal, is in Mexico on business connected with his paper. Taylor was minister to Liberia under the Cleveland administra tion. Died, Sunday morning at 6 o'clock, 7 miles south of Centralia, Mrs. Djer formerly of Rush Hill. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. Petty at Both Hill thia afternoon, after wMch the remains were conveyed to Rock Hill cemetery, where they ware interred.
Wilfley, of this county, who baa been in charge of a school at Clarksburg,mo. Tom Roden and sister, Miss Kallie.
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Roden wouldn't be interviewed, however, Councilman from the Fourth Ward, here's our r. Marriage was issued Toes- day to Councilman T. Roden, of this city, and Miss Maggie Finn, of Moberly.
The Ledges takes pleasure in extending best wishes and congratulations. Roden left for Moberly this afternoon, ac companied by his sister, Miss Sallie. Cards have been issued for the marriage of Elder George R. Dodson has reed his pastorate at Jackson, Mich. The Ledger extends congratulations in advance. Brown, of Laddonia, were Tuesday issued li cense to wed.
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Walter C. Duncan, of this city, son of Hon. Duncan, and Misb Marie, daughter of Mr. Palmer, of Fulton, will be united in marriage on Wed nesday, June 24, at the home of the bride's parents. Walter is one of Mexico's sterling young gen tlemen, while the bride-elect is one of Callaway's handsomest daugh ters. They have the best wishes of a host of Mexico friends, includ ing the Ledger. Court Proceedings. State ot Mo. Andy Bun ton, plea of guilty entered. State of Mo. Henry Hav craft, continued. John Woods, verdict of not guilty. Stephenson, defendant recognized to appear at Oct.
Gobal, continu ed to Oct. Gallagher, continued to Oct. Dick Reed, con tinued to Oct. James F. Poor, defendant fined 15 and costs by a jury.
Gay, jury verdict for plaintiff. Defendant sentenced to the penitentiary for two years. State at relation of Mexico Southern Bank vs. James A. Abbay, verdict for defendant.
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Burhop vs. Coats- worth, administrator H. Laugb lin, judgment for enforcement ot lien. Buckner vs. Jacob Flora vs. Hisey vs. Wright vs.
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Harrison vs. Biggers vs. Some time this. Ballaine thinks Washing ton sheep are larger and better than our native breeds, and says he will meet a ready sale for all he will bring. Again Monday night the Pony Club proved a strangei in the city to have good running blood in his veins, as he made the "kite-shaped track" send up a mighty cloud of dust as he came by the Union Depot.
Wilson, has returned from Trenton, Mo. Nellie is only eleven years old, but she travels success fully alone, going from Ozark, Ark. Landon Rodes is also with the party. Smith, Mr. At- from Fulton.